Stolen Machines – Manawatu region

Hireways Ltd Palmerston North have recently had 2 machines stolen from the Manawatu region whilst out on Hire.

The first machine was stolen from the Downers site in Dannevirke (at the Oringi site), along with the Trailer, Quick Hitch and 3x buckets

Yanmar Vio20-6 Excavator

Rego: NHT831

Serial number: 63167

This has a working GPS unit in it, however it has not registered a reading since 12 September 2021.

Trailer: Tandem Axle Trailer (3.5T Knott)

Rego: Q297W

Serial number: 1342

1x Quick Hitch

1x Rock Bucket

1x Narrow Bucket

1x Trench Bucket

Our 2nd machine was stolen by a customer possibly out of Feilding

Bobcat E20 (1.8T) Excavator

No registration

Serial number: B3BL15505

Trailer: Tandem Axle Excavator Trailer (2.5T)

Rego: 1L209

Serial Number: 2039

1x Narrow Bucket

1x Quick Hitch

1x Rock Bucket

1x Tilt Bucket

Our buckets have welded fleet numbers on them and/or a welded Hireways Logo.  All our machines had Hireways stickers on them along with a Hireways Fleet number, all keys had Hireways Ear Tag’s on them.

If anyone comes across any items above with clear Hireways identification labelled on it, or registered to Hireways, please could you notify us asap.

This is also a heads up to other members as there has been a lot of theft of machinery lately.

Thank you for taking the time to read this.

HireWays – 0800 HIREWAYS